Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 443.1
Thromboangiitis obliterans [Buerger's disease]
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 443.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 443.1 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 443.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM I73.1 Thromboangiitis obliterans [Buerger's disease]
Approximate Synonyms
  • Thromboangiitis obliterans
Clinical Information
  • A non-atherosclerotic, inflammatory thrombotic disease that commonly involves small and medium-sized arteries or veins in the extremities. It is characterized by occlusive thrombosis and fibrosis in the vascular wall leading to digital and limb ischemia and ulcerations. Thromboangiitis obliterans is highly associated with tobacco smoking
Applies To
  • Presenile gangrene
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 443.1:
  • Buerger's disease (thromboangiitis obliterans) 443.1
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • B├╝erger's (thromboangiitis obliterans) 443.1
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • presenile 443.1
  • Thromboangiitis 443.1
    • obliterans (general) 443.1
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